Though Alys longs to paint like the artists who created the beautiful paintings at St Michael's Church, Queenhithe, she knows it is an impossible dream because she is poor, her mother is sick, and her brother has gone off to sea, leaving her to struggle to provide for her mother. It isn't until a trick of fate sends her sprawling under a noblewoman's horse that her life takes a different turn. But is it for the best or is she being pulled into a web of intrigue and lies?
A prequel to the Imp of Eye, it will appeal to fans of Dorothy Dunnett's gripping and intrigue filled plots.
This novella begins the Renaissance Sojourner Series and is a prequel to The Imp of Eye
A wonderfully spun gem of a story of 15th century London, beautifully brought to life by the reigning queens of historical fiction.Real magic! C.M.T. Stibbe, author of Chasing Pharaohs.